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On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
Under the auspices of the Minister of Endowments Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿa, the pilot broadcast of the unified "call to prayers" of 100 mosques in Cairo is to be launched on Monday after completing the technical and administrative procedures.
The proposal about a unified ādhān or call to prayer in Egypt has passed many phases of studying and stumbling for almost ten years until it finally fell into the hands of Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments who announced that the project would be launched by the...
In an unprecedent manifestation of solidarity, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, and Pope Francis of the Vatican signed the Human Fraternity Document, witnessing as well the laying of the foundation stones for al-Shaykh Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib Mosque and the St. Francis Church in Abu Dhabi...
Dr. Muhammad Al-Sughayar, Advisor to the Minister of Endowments (Awqāf), affirmed that voting in elections and referenda is a national duty but has nothing to do with entering heaven or fire in the hereafter. 
The Awqāf (Religious Endowments) Ministry stressed keenness on preserving the freedom of opinion and independence of mosque pulpits to use them in the da’wah (preaching) for Allāh through wise discourse in accordance with the Azhar’s moderate approach, according to the ministry spokesman Shaykh ...
Facing critiques on whether religious institutions polarize the Egyptian Christians and Muslims in casting their votes for or against the upcoming constitutional referendum, the Minister of Awqāf (Endowments), Dr. Tal′at ′Afīfī said, that any imām who claims having been instructed to do so, will...
Dr. Maḥmūd Zaqzūq, Egypt’s former Minister of Endowments and Secretary-General of the Egyptian Family House (EFH), called for a clear and comprehensive definition of terrorism to be agreed upon by all international institutions, pointing out that terrorism is an illicit use of violence aimed at...
Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār, Minister of Endowments, has stated that a call to promote jihād in Egypt by Dr. ‘Abd al-Rahmān al-Birr, a prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, was a breach of faith that merited legal action.
Egyptian lawyer Dr. Samīr Ṣabrī filed a lawsuit against the Salafi preacher Hishām al-Baylī, accusing him of stirring confusion among the Egyptian people, abusing religion, threatening social peace, security and stability, as well as affecting the national economy, due to a fatwa the preacher...
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments,  has assured that he will not allow imāms and preachers to campaign for any political group or candidate. 
In the Bahraini capital, al- Manama, the Conference on Civilization and Cultural Dialogue came to a close.
A Copt in Sohag has given an example of national unity.
Dr. ʿĀṭif ʿAbd al-Laṭīf, head of the Travelers Association for Tourism and Art and one of the organizer of the St. Catherine World Peace Forum dubbed ‘Here we pray together’ revealed the details of the forum’s program and its accompanying events. In his press statement on Monday, ʿAbd al-Laṭīf...
The Minister of the Religious Endowment (Awqāf) stressed that the Muslim Brotherhood’s leaders deal with God’s religion, exploit public feelings and is highly funded by the international organization. He stressed that the Muslim Brotherhood is a political organization that aims at seizing power 
Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, assured that protecting tourists is a religious duty. 
Al- Da’wah al- Salafia continues its confrontation with the Ministry of Endowments. 
Egypt’s train station on Ramses square is considered one of the busiest places in Egypt nowadays. For those who know it nowadays, it is hard to imagine what the station was like decades ago, when the press was boasting that there were 17.000 travelers passing back and forth through the station...
The Ministry of Endowment rejected the request for a preacher license from Shaykh Yassir Burhami, deputy head of the Da’wah al- Salafiah.

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